照屋勇賢 Yuken Teruya

“Notice-Forest: What Victory Tastes Like/ London”
Material:Paper bag, glue
Courtesy:Pippy Houldsworth Gallery


1973年 沖縄生まれ
1996年 多摩美術大学美術学部絵画科油画専攻 卒業
1999年 メリーランド・インスティチュート・カレッジ・オブ・アート、ポストバチュラープログラム 修了
2001年 スクール・オブ・ヴィジュアルアーツMFA 修了



1973 Born in Okinawa
1996 BFA: Tama Art University, Tokyo Japan
1999 Post Baccalaureate, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2001 MFA: School of Visual Arts, NY USA

Currently lives and works in NewYork


[Selected solo shows]
2015  ”The Simple Truth” (Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York)
2014  ”Yuken Teruya: On Okinawa, COLLECTIONS FROM THE PAST AND THE FUTURE” (Humboldt-Lab-Dahlem, Germany)
2012  ”Cut n’ Dry” (Capsule, Tokyo/Japan)
2012  ”Folded Reflections” (Maki Fine Arts, Tokyo/Japan)
2011  ”journey” (Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA/USA)
2010  ”Earn a lot of money, no need send any letter, send money home first”
2010  (Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY/USA)
2010  ”My Great Grandma Is USA” (Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo/Japan)
2009  ”Yuken Teruya: Cut” (Gallery Okinawa, Okinawa/Japan)
2009  ”Hanging in the Balance” (Pippy Houldsworth, London/UK)
2008  ”Cancelled, Erased and Removed” (Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY/USA)
2007  ”Free Fish: Asia Society” (New York, NY/USA)
2007  ”Giving Tree Project” (Murata & Friends Gallery, Berlin/Germany)
2006  ”Waterborne Island” (Asahi Art Collaboration, Tokyo/Japan)
2006  ”Straight Flavor” (Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima/Japan)
2005  (Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA/USA)
2005  ”Forest Inc.” (Josee Bienvenu Gallery New York, NY/USA)

[Selected group shows]
2015  ”Taguchi Hiroshi Art Collection A Walk around the Contemporary Art World after Paradigm Shif” (The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu/Japan)
2014  ”Go-Betweens: The World Seen through Children” (Mori Art Museum, Tokyo/Japan)
2014  (Hajimari Art Center, Fukushima/Japan)
2013  ”Japanese Artists in New York” (marunouchi House, Tokyo/Japan)
2012  ”Artists and the Disaster” (Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki/Japan)
2012  ”Sky over My Head” (Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto/Japan)
2012  ”Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2012″ (Niigata/Japan)
2012  ”All Our Relations 18th Biennale of Sydney” (Sydney/Australia)
2012  ”Omnilogue: Journey to the West” (Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi/India)
2011  ”The 4th Moscow Biennale” (Moscow/Russia)
2011  ”City-Net Asia 2011″ (Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul/South Korea)
2010  ”Companion” (efa project space, New York, NY/USA)
2010  ”Roppongi Crossing2010″ (Mori Art Museum, Tokyo/Japan)
2010  ”Ties Over Time: Japanese Artists and America” (US Ambassador’s House, Tokyo/Japan)
2010  ”Popping Up” (Hong Kong Arts Center,Hong Kong/China)
2009  ”The Book Borrowers: Contemporary Artists Transforming the Book” (Bellevue Arts Museum, Seattle, WA/USA)
2009  ”Migration and Expression” (Okinawa Prefectural Art Museum, Okinawa/Japan)
2009  ”Hundred Stories about Love” (21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Kanazawa/Japan)
2009  ”Volcano Lovers From Iceland and Japan” (Ise Cultural Foundation, New York, NY/USA)
2009  ”On the Agenda of the Arts: New Commons” (Tokyo wonder site Shibuya, Tokyo/Japan)
2008  ”Second Lives: remixing the ordinary” (Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY/USA)
2008  ”Art Scope 2007/2008 –Face of Existence” (Hara Museum, Tokyo/Japan)
2008  ”Art Scope 2007/2008″ (Daimler Contemporary, Berlin/Germany)
2008  ”Attention to Detail” (The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY/USA)
2007  ”The Shapes of Space” (Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY/USA)
2007  ”Milk Crown and Mushroom Cloud” (David Castillo Gallery, New York, NY/USA)
2007  ”Making a Home: Japanese Contemporary Artists in New York) Japan Society, New York, NY/USA)
2006  ”Asian Pacific Triennial” (Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane/Australia)
2006  ”Rapt! 20 contemporary artists from Japan”
2006  (Object Gallery, Sydney and Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne/Australia)
2006  ”12th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh 2006″ (Dhaka/Bangladesh)
2005  ”7th Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection”
2005  ”Greater New York2005″ (P.S.1, Contemporary Art Center, Queens, NY/USA”
2005  ”Which way the tomorrow is?” (Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/Japan)
2005  ”Anyang Public Art Project” (Anyang/Korea)
2005  ”Yokohama 2005: International Triennale of Contemporary Art” (Yokohama/Japan)
2004  ”So Weit Japan” (Kunstallianz Berlin/Germany)
2004  ”Newpapers” (CristineRose/Josee Bienvenue Gallery, NY/USA)
2004  ”A Stereoscopic Vision” (Dumbo Arts Center, NY/USA)
2004  ”Fuchu Biennale” (Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo/Japan)
2003  ”Internal ExcessSelections Fall 2003″ (The Drawing Center, NY/USA)
2002  ”VOCA: Vision of Contemporary Artists” (Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo/Japan)
2002  ”Model World” (The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Arts, Ridgefield, CT/USA)

2010  ”Audience Award” (Roppongi Crossing, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo/Japan)
2007  ”Painters and Sculptors Grant Program Award” (Joan Mitchell Foundation, NY/USA)
2006  ”Artist in Residence Award” (Art Scope Daimler Chrysler Japan, Japan)
2005  ”NYFA fellowship” (Lily Auchincloss Fellow)
2002  ”Vision of Contemporary Artists” (Tokyo/Japan)
2002  ”Emerging Artist Award” (The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Arts, CT/USA)
2001  ”Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Fellowship” Skowhegan, ME/USA

[Public Collection]
Altoids Collection, New Museum New York (NY/USA)
Charls Saatchi Collection (London/UK)
Daiichi Seimei Museum (Tokyo/Japan)
Daiwa Press (Hiroshima/Japan)
Flag Art Foundation New York (NY/USA)
Guggenheim Museum New York (NY/USA)
Hoffman Collection (Berlin/Germany)
Mori Museum (Tokyo/Japan)
The Museum of Modern Art New York (NY/USA)
Norton Collection New York (NY/USA)
Seattle Art Museum Seattle (Washington/USA)
Twigg-Smith Museum Honolulu (Hawaii/USA)
Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art museum (Okinawa/Japan)
Queensland Art Gallery (Queensland/Australia)
Sakima Art Museum (Okinawa/Japan)
Takamatsu City Museum of Art (Takamatsu/Japan)
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art (Kanazawa/Japan)


2012 The Gallery Voice No.51 (Okinawa/Japan)
2012 A Critical Journal on Contemporary Art #2 Ra+ (Tokyo/Japan)
2012 Miyaji, Yu. The Asahi Shinbun Globe No.90 (Tokyo/Japan)
2011 Adrian’s Blog, ArtIt: Adrian Favell, Reviews and reflections on the Japanese contemporary art world.
2011 Paper Cutting, Contemporary Artists/ Timeless craft, Chronicle Books (San Francisco/USA)
2011 Papercraft 2, Design and Art with Paper, gestalten (Berlin/Germany)
2011 Knight, Christopher. Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles/USA)
2011 A Critical Journal on Contemporary Art #1 Na+ (Tokyo/Japan)
2011 The Ryukyu Shimpo No.36817 (Okinawa/Japan)
2010 Wilcox, Abby. “The Environmentally Conscious Artist: Yuken Teruya.”
2010 Krugman, Paul. “Green Economics.” The New York Times Magazine (New York/USA)
2010 Creamier, Phaidon
2010 Trebbi, Jean-charles. L’art de la decoupe, Editions Altanatives, (Paris/France)
2009 Shipley, Jonathan. “Breaking Books Open”, CityArtsMagazine.com, March
2008 Cheng, Scarlet. “Paper work? Bring it on”, Los Angeles Times, October (Los Angeles/USA)
2008 Smith, Roberta. “Using Old Materials to Put A New Face on A Museum”, The New York Times (New York/USA)
2007 Connor, Jill. “On Edge: The Sculpture Collection of Scott and Kelly Miller”, Sculpture.org, November.
2007 Lindbloom, Terri and Adcock, Craig. Running Around the Pool: Contemporary Drawing, Florida, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University (Florida/USA)
2007 Talbot, Emily. “Art: Yuken Teruya”, Time Out New York (New York/USA)
2007 Masters, H.G. “One To Watch: Yuken Teruya”, artkrush online issue # 54, March.
2007 Myers, Holly. “Cleverness with Brown Tubes”, Los Angeles Times, January (Los Angeles/USA)
2007 Goldman, Edward. “LA Art Exhibitions: Familiar and New Names”, Art Talk, KCRW, January.
2006 Cook, Greg. “Crafty”, The Boston Phoenix, September.
2006 Johnson, Ken. “From carved creatures to Disneyland rugs”, Boston Sunday Globe, September.
2006 Cernek, Susan. “Beautiful Minds”, Elle Magazine, March
2005 Chin Lui, Diane. “Pushing the Envelope: UC Davis exhibit Leaves a Fascinating Paper Trail”, Spotlight.
2005 Schutte, Christoph. “ Lichtensteins Zierfische”, FAZ.
2005 Lequeux, Emmanuelle. “Place aux Jeunes”, Beaux-Arts Magazine, July.
2005 Von Lamparth Birgitta, “Ratsel der Zierfische”, WSB-Tagblatt.
2005 Dressler, Christine. “ Ein Japaner und ein Berliner werfen Blike hinter die Realitat der Oberflachen”,WSB-Kurier.
2005 Inselmann, Andrea. Material Matters, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University.
2004 Coates, Jennifer. “Newpapers”, Time Out New York (New York/USA)
2004 Coulson, Amanda. “Yuken Teruya: Voges + Partner”, Art on Paper, November/December.
2004 Johnson, Ken. “Redefinitions of Drawing Go to the Wall (and of it), The New York Times, September(New York/USA)
2002 Dannatt, Adrian. “Yuken Teruya: Arboretum”, What’s On No. 125, May.
2002 Smith, Roberta. “Yuken Teruya: Arboretum”, The New York Times, May (New York/USA)
2002 Uehara, Kou. “Yuken Teruya”, Okinawa Times, (Okinawa/Japan)
2001 Currah, Mark. “Young Horses”, Time Out London, (London/UK)
2001 Kalm, James. “RetroFuturePerfect @ Magnifik”, NY Arts Magazine, April (New York/USA)
2001 Shimabukuro, Hiroshi. “Young Artists from NY”, OCS, Card Pia
2000 Eggers, Dave. “Top Ten”, Artforum, April.
2000 Sziegoliet, Von Ralf. “A-Mail aus New York: Am Anfang war Hof”
1996 “What art could do in the public,” BT Magazine, November.
1995 Shiroma, Kikou. “Teruya, expresses Yambaru mountain on the whole wall”, Ryukyu shinpou (Japan)